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Antenatal management and outcomes of gastroschisis in the UK

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Background: The birth prevalence of gastroschisis is increasing worldwide, yet little evidence exists concerning the optimal monitoring strategies after diagnosis. The aim of this study was to describe the UK prevalence, antenatal management and outcomes of affected pregnancies. Methods: Cases were identified throughout the UK between October 2006 and September 2007, using three different sources. Results: The overall birth prevalence of gastroschisis was 4.2 cases per 10000 total births (95%...

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10.1002/pd.3998

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Overton, TG More by this author
Pierce, MR More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
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Journal:
Prenatal Diagnosis
Volume:
32
Issue:
13
Pages:
1256-1262
Publication date:
2012-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-0223
ISSN:
0197-3851
URN:
uuid:d6a3dc05-9161-43b8-bdb3-01cdcc52c2c2
Source identifiers:
368324
Local pid:
pubs:368324
Language:
English

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